Several Meunier Carlin & Curfman (“MCC”) attorneys received recognition in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Tony Askew, John Harbin, Lisa Pavento and Steve Schaetzel were again selected as Best Lawyers, while Chris Curfman and David Moreland entered the list for the first time. In addition, Trey Levie and Warren Thomas are included in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, which is comprised of lawyers who have been in practice for less than 10 years.
John Harbin was selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in Atlanta for Intellectual Property Litigation by Best Lawyers. “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.
The MCC attorneys and recognized practice areas include:
Tony Askew: Litigation – Intellectual Property, Trademark Law
Chris Curfman: Patent Law
John Harbin: Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law
Trey Levie: Litigation – Intellectual Property
David Moreland: Litigation – Intellectual Property
Lisa Pavento: Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Trademark Law
Steve Schaetzel: Copyright Law
Warren Thomas: Litigation – Intellectual Property
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 108,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and Best Lawyers has received over 13 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their practice specific areas around the world. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 9.4 million votes were analyzed. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”